James Norris

1795–
South Carolina, United States

The Life of James

James Norris was born in 1795, in South Carolina, United States as the son of Patrick Norris and Martha Wilson.

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Family Time Line

Patrick Norris
1746–1835
Martha Wilson
John Norris
1793–1835
Madison Norris
1794–1830
Alexander Norris
1803–1864
Daniel Norris
1811–1813
Naomi Norris
1813–1855
James Norris
1795–
James Junius Norris
1797–1870
Patrick Calvin Norris III
1798–1872
Abraham Norris
1801–
Wilson Norris
1805–
Thomas Norris
1806–1884
Hiram Norris
1810–
Daniel Norris
1814–
Daniel Norris
1815–1880
Naomie Norris
1818–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1746–1835Male

    Martha Wilson

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 27

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish:1. regional name for someone who had migrated from the North (i.e. further north in England, or from Scotland or Scandinavia), from Old French nor(r)eis ‘northerner’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a house on the north side of a settlement or estate, from Middle English north ‘north’ + hous ‘house’. 3. occupational name for a wet-nurse or foster mother, from Old French nurice, norrice (Latin nutrix, genitive nutricis).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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